“400 bilingual stories for Thai learners:
The perfect texts to learn Thai”

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  • By reading the multitude of texts, you will gain a deep understanding of the Thai language.
    It is the perfect practice material to understand Thai like your own native language and to be able to speak it with absolute fluency.
  • You will be able to understand common phrases and everyday language, which is essential for fluency.
  • The 400+ texts have been created by linguists who have a deep understanding of the needs of Thai learners.
  • The stories contain more than 5,000 sentences in Thai, which would fill six books of 200 pages each if printed out.
  • You can read the texts in any browser.
    You can also choose whether you want to read the sentences in Thai and English one after the other.
    You also have the option of hiding the sentences in Thai or English: you will only see the translation when you tap or click on it.

Wide variety of texts:

These 400 texts combine a variety of topics and styles to present you the full spectrum of the Thai language:
150 short stories in Thai and English
Want to expand your vocabulary?
This collection offers more than 150 short stories on all kinds of interesting topics.
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Want to practise your grammar?
In more than 100 collections of sentences, you can delve deeper into one topic from Thai grammar.
everyday dialogue texts in Thai and English
Do you want to understand everyday Thai?
Immerse yourself in 150 real-life conversations that will give you the practical help you need in these situations.
Learn the subtleties and nuances of Thai with all of these texts.

Master Thai with texts for beginners, advanced learners and professionals:

The 400 bilingual texts are a well thought-out learning tool specially designed to improve your language skills.
The texts are organised according to 6 language levels (A1, A2, B1, B2, C1 and C2).
You have the option of displaying all sentences or hiding the translations in English so that you only see them when you tap or click on them.
This gives you control over your learning workload and allows you to progress continuously.
Thai texts on all learning levels

Targeted learning made easy:

An interactive, clickable table of contents makes navigation easier and allows you to jump directly to the topics that interest you most.
Whether you want to concentrate on a specific subject area or simply browse through the variety of texts – this book adapts to your individual learning style.
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You don't have to read and learn for hours at a time.
The texts are designed so that one text can be read in just three minutes.
So you can learn in small steps every day – perfect for a busy schedule or for those who want to learn in between.
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Adapt the texts perfectly to your learning level:

Have you just started learning Thai?
Then we recommend that you first read a sentence in Thai and then look at its English equivalent.
The English translation can be hidden so that you can think about the meaning of the sentence without being disturbed.
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This will give you time to think about how you would translate this sentence into Thai.
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So you progress quickly:

  • If you have learnt more than 600 Thai vocabulary words, keep reading the A1 level texts until you understand everything.
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  • If you have learnt more than 2,100 Thai words, read the B1 level texts until you understand everything.
  • If you have learnt more than 3,000 Thai words, read the level B2 texts until you understand everything.
  • If you have learnt more than 4,000 Thai words, read the C1 level texts until you understand everything.
  • If you have learnt more than 5,000 Thai words, read the level C2 texts until you understand everything.
With over 1,000 sentences per learning level, you won't run out of learning materials anytime soon.
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Buying ice cream
It's a hot summer day.
A boy goes to the ice cream shop.
He wants to buy an ice cream.
He sees many different flavors.
ช็อกโกแลต, วานิลลา, สตรอว์เบอร์รี่ และอื่น ๆ
Chocolate, vanilla, strawberry, and more.
He can't decide.
He asks the saleswoman for advice.
She recommends the mango flavor.
He tries it and he likes it.
He buys the mango ice cream.
He is happy with his choice.
He goes home and enjoys his ice cream.
It's a beautiful day.
ประโยคระดับ A1 เพื่อแสดงการใช้กริยาในปัจจุบัน
A1 level sentences demonstrating the use of verbs in the present tense
I am eating an apple.
You are going to school.
He is drinking water.
She is sleeping.
We are playing football.
You are reading a book.
They are dancing.
I am watching a movie.
You are singing a song.
He is cooking the meal.
She swims.
We laugh.
You (plural) run.
They study.
I draw.
You speak.
He writes.
She listens to music.
We drive a car.
You are dancing.
การสนทนา: ทักทายคนที่คุณรู้จัก
Conversation: Greet someone you know
สวัสดีปีเตอร์, คุณเป็นอย่างไร?
Hello Peter, how are you?
I haven't seen you for a long time.
Are you having a good day?
How was your weekend?
What did you do?
Was it nice?
It's nice to see you.
I look forward to our next meeting.
See you later!
Adopt a healthier lifestyle
Mehmet has always eaten pizza and fast food.
But now he wants to eat healthier.
He goes to the market and buys vegetables and fruit.
He cooks at home and doesn't eat fast food anymore.
Mehmet also starts exercising.
He goes to the gym.
He runs for an hour every day.
He feels better and has more energy.
เพื่อน ๆ ของเขาสังเกตเห็นความเปลี่ยนแปลง
His friends notice the change.
พวกเขาบอกว่า "เมฮเม็ท คุณดูดี!"
They say: "Mehmet, you look good!"
Mehmet is happy with his new lifestyle.
เขาบอกว่า "ฉันรู้สึกแข็งแรงและสุขภาพดีมากขึ้น"
He says: "I feel healthier and stronger."
Mehmet ได้ปรับเปลี่ยนรูปแบบการดำรงชีวิตให้ดีขึ้นและเขามีความสุข
Mehmet has adopted a healthier lifestyle and is happy.
ประโยค A2 สำหรับการใช้งานสรรพนามบุคคลในบริบทต่างๆ
A2 sentences illustrating the use of personal pronouns in various contexts
She often cooks pasta because she loves Italy.
We met him in the park and had a great time.
You are welcome to visit us.
Can I help you find the book?
They are watching a movie in the cinema.
He likes her hat because it is colorful.
She is walking with her dog.
We have planned a trip to Greece.
Could you please pass me the salt?
He is fixing her car because she can't.
They love their job because it is creative.
Can I bring you (formal) a glass of water?
He gives her a rose every day.
They are coming to us tomorrow.
Can you deliver the message to him?
She tells us a funny story.
You are always welcome.
Can I give you the book?
He writes them a letter.
She gave me a gift.
การสนทนา: การสนทนาเกี่ยวกับวันประจำวันและสิ่งที่คุณทำในระหว่างวัน
Conversation: Discussion about your daily routine and what you do during the day
I wake up every morning at seven o'clock.
Then, I brush my teeth and take a shower.
I have breakfast and drink coffee to start the day.
Then I go to work and work until five o'clock.
After work, I go to the gym.
I usually cook my dinner and then watch TV.
Before going to bed, I read a book.
I usually go to bed around ten o'clock.
This is my daily routine.
Planning and implementing a home renovation project
ฉันชื่อ Sarah และฉันอาศัยอยู่ที่ Seattle.
My name is Sarah and I live in Seattle.
My passion is renovating old houses.
I recently bought an old Victorian house.
มันอยู่ในสภาพที่ไม่ดี แต่ฉันเห็นศักยภาพในมัน.
It was in a bad condition, but I saw potential.
I started planning the renovation.
First, I made a list of necessary works.
Then, I started looking for craftsmen.
It wasn't easy to find the right people.
But I didn't give up and finally found a great team.
We began to renovate the house.
มันเป็นงานที่หนัก แต่เราได้ตอบสนองความท้าทาย.
It was a lot of work, but we took up the challenge.
Every day, I saw improvements and it was very fulfilling.
Finally, the house was finished, and I was proud of what we had accomplished.
The old Victorian house was now a beautiful home.
มันเป็นกระบวนการที่ยาวนานและท้าทาย แต่มันคุ้มค่า.
It was a long and exhausting process, but it was worth it.
I am looking forward to starting my next renovation project.
ประโยค B1 แสดงการใช้สรรพนามครอบครองอย่างถูกต้อง
B1 sentences demonstrating the correct use of possessive pronouns
Your kindness is what I appreciate most about you.
Your old house has a special charm.
His way of writing is very unique.
Our grandmother left us this necklace.
His enthusiasm for art is infectious.
This is her favorite restaurant in the city.
Your honesty is admirable.
Our house has a beautiful view of the sea.
Her creativity is really impressive.
Her father has a large library.
My friend lost his keys.
Her teacher is very strict.
Your brother has a great sense of humor.
This is our new car.
Her shoes are very stylish.
My father built this table himself.
Her cat is very cute.
Your mother cooks excellently.
His siblings are very athletic.
This is her favorite movie.
การสนทนา: การพูดคุยเกี่ยวกับภาพยนตร์และซีรี่ย์โทรทัศน์ที่คุณชื่นชอบ รวมถึงแนวและนักแสดง
Conversation: Discussion about your favorite movies and TV series, including genres and actors
What kind of movies and TV series do you prefer to watch?
I really like science fiction and adventure movies.
Do you have a favorite actor or actress?
ใช่ ฉันเป็นแฟนของ Leonardo DiCaprio มาก
Yes, I am a big fan of Leonardo DiCaprio.
Which TV series do you recommend the most?
ฉันแนะนำ "Stranger Things" ซีรี่ย์นี้น่าตื่นเต้นมาก
I recommend 'Stranger Things', the series is very exciting.
What is your all-time favorite movie?
ภาพยนตร์ที่ฉันชอบที่สุดคือ "The Godfather" (เดอะ ก็อดฟาเธอร์)
My favorite movie is 'The Godfather'.
ฉันยังชอบภาพยนตร์สารคดี โดยเฉพาะที่เกี่ยวกับธรรมชาติและสิ่งแวดล้อม
I also like documentaries, especially those that deal with nature and environment.
Pioneering work for the breakthrough in renewable energy technologies
ฉันชื่อ Zainab นักวิทยาศาสตร์ที่มีความคิดสร้างสรรค์มาจาก Kuala Lumpur, มาเลเซีย
I am Zainab, an inventive scientist from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
วิสัยทัศน์ของฉันคือการจัดหาพลังงานที่ยั่งยืนให้กับโลกโดยการพัฒนาเทคโนโลยีใหม่ ๆ
My vision is to power the world with sustainable energy by developing new technologies.
One day, I discovered a way to manufacture solar cells more efficiently and cost-effectively.
สิ่งนี้จะช่วยให้มีการเข้าถึงพลังงานที่สะอาดสำหรับคนหลายๆ คนทั่วโลก
This would make access to clean energy easier for many people around the world.
However, the work was challenging and required many years of intense research and development.
หลังจากการทดลองและการปรับปรุงหลายครั้ง เราสามารถพัฒนาเทคโนโลยีให้สามารถนำไปใช้ในตลาดได้
After countless experiments and improvements, we were able to bring the technology to market maturity.
The breakthrough came when a major energy company showed interest in our technology.
They invested in our company and helped us increase production.
Our renewable energy sources were used worldwide and contributed to reducing carbon emissions.
Today, I am proud to have contributed to making the world a better place.
But the journey doesn't end here.
I am determined to continue developing innovative technologies that improve our lives and protect our planet.
ประโยคระดับ B2 เกี่ยวกับบทบาทของคำสรรพนามแสดง
B2 sentences on the role of demonstrative pronouns
Those trees that you see in the background are several centuries old.
This painting hanging in the corner originates from the Renaissance.
These books here form the foundation for my research.
Those birds over there in the cage are rare species.
These flowers that you planted bloomed wonderfully.
ประติมากรรมที่อยู่ที่นั่นมาจากศตวรรษที่ 18.
Those sculptures over there are from the 18th century.
This city where I live has a rich history.
That man over there is a famous writer.
This mountain you see is the highest in the region.
This story you are telling is fascinating.
Those clouds there announce a storm.
This bridge we are crossing was built last century.
This poem you recited has deeply touched me.
That river we saw yesterday is very famous.
These words you said stay with me.
That ship out there is very old.
This apple tree here was planted by my grandfather.
That song she sings is very beautiful.
This experience you had is very valuable.
That mountain seen in the distance is a popular hiking destination.
การสนทนา: แบ่งปันการผจญภัยในการเดินทางของคุณ และพูดคุยเกี่ยวกับการพบปะทางวัฒนธรรม
Conversation: Share your travel adventures and discuss cultural encounters
ในการเดินทางของฉันไปที่ประเทศไทย ฉันได้พบกับการผสมผสานระหว่างธรรมเนียมและความทันสมัยที่น่าสนใจ
During my trip to Thailand, I encountered a fascinating mix of tradition and modernity.
Have you ever visited the fascinating temples of Angkor in Cambodia?
The hospitality of the people in Japan deeply impressed me.
What extraordinary cultural experiences have you had on your travels?
The breathtaking architecture in Dubai is a feast for the eyes.
Have you experienced the unique culinary traditions of India?
My trek through the Peruvian rainforest was a real adventure.
Which countries have you visited that had a profound impact on you?
การพบกับชาว Maasai ในเคนยาเป็นประสบการณ์ที่เปลี่ยนแปลงชีวิต
Meeting the Maasai in Kenya was a life-changing experience.
การเดินทางไม่เพียงแต่เปิดตาเรา แต่ยังเปิดหัวใจเราให้กับวัฒนธรรมใหม่
Traveling not only opens our eyes but also our hearts to new cultures.
Leading a groundbreaking research project in genetic engineering
Marta นักพันธุกรรมที่โดดเด่นในเมือง San Francisco ที่มีชีวิตชีวากำลังพ faced ด้วยความท้าทาย.
Marta, an outstanding geneticist in the vibrant city of San Francisco, was faced with a challenge.
She led a team of scientists in conducting a cutting-edge research project on genetic modification of plants.
They were trying to modify wheat so that it could grow in extreme climate conditions.
Marta ใช้เวลานับชั่วโมงในห้องปฏิบัติการ วิเคราะห์ลำดับพันธุกรรมและแก้ไขยีน.
Marta spent countless hours in the lab, analyzing genetic sequences and modifying genes.
Despite the challenges and uncertainty, she always kept her optimism and determination.
She firmly believed that her work had the potential to change the world and combat hunger and poverty.
Marta และทีมงานของเธอทำงานอย่างหมันเข้า ตามการค้นหาความทะลุทะลวงต่อไป.
Marta and her team worked tirelessly, always in search of the next breakthrough.
เขาเผชิญกับความยากลำบาก เฉลิมฉลองความสำเร็จเล็กๆ และเรียนรู้อย่างต่อเนื่อง.
They overcame setbacks, celebrated small victories, and constantly learned.
หลังจากปีที่เสียเวลาวิจัยและทดลองอย่างไม่นับจำนวน เขาสุดท้ายก็ได้ผลลัพธ์ที่สำคัญ
After years of research and countless experiments, they finally achieved a significant breakthrough.
They had created a genetically modified wheat variety that could thrive in extreme conditions.
Marta felt a wave of pride and fulfillment as she saw the success of her work.
การวิจัยของเธอมีศักยภาพที่จะช่วยคนอื่นๆ และต่อสู้กับความหิวในโลก
Her research had the potential to help millions of people and combat world hunger.
She was proud to be part of such groundbreaking work that pushed the boundaries of the possible.
ด้วยความหวังและความสนใจ มาร์ตามองไปสู่อนาคต พร้อมสำหรับความท้าทายถัดไปที่จะเกิดขึ้น
With a sense of hope and optimism, Marta looked to the future, ready for the next challenges that would come her way.
การสนทนา: พูดถึงประสบการณ์ในบทบาทการนำทีมและการจัดการทีม
Conversation: Discussing your experiences in leadership roles and team management
ในบทบาทของฉันเป็นผู้นำทีม ฉันพบว่าการสื่อสารที่มีประสิทธิภาพเป็นสิ่งสำคัญ
In my role as team leader, I quickly realized that effective communication is crucial.
Sometimes it is necessary to make difficult decisions that affect the entire team.
It was my job to motivate the team while ensuring that the work gets done effectively.
I learned that understanding the individual strengths and weaknesses of each team member is of great importance.
Sometimes I had to resolve conflicts within the team and find a fair compromise.
Developing an open and supportive culture was an important part of my leadership philosophy.
Appreciating each individual's contribution and fostering cohesion were keys to our success.
I also recognized the need to give and receive continuous feedback to promote growth and improvement.
My experience has shown me that leadership means inspiring others to give their best.
Coordination of a global response to a massive cyber attack on critical infrastructures
It was a quiet and starlit night when ominous warning messages began to appear on the screens of security centers around the world.
ฉันคือ Jin-ho นักวิเคราะห์ความปลอดภัยเครือข่ายชั้นสูงที่อยู่ในโซล และฉันเพิ่งวางแก้วกาแฟของฉันเมื่อสัญญาณเตือนแรกเริ่มกระพริบบนหน้าจอของฉัน
I am Jin-ho, a high-ranking network security analyst based in Seoul, and I had just set down my coffee cup when the first warning signal started flashing on my monitor.
ภายในไม่กี่วินาที ฉันเข้าใจว่าเราไม่ได้เผชิญกับเหตุการณ์การโจมตีทั่วไป
Within a few seconds, it became clear to me that we were not dealing with an everyday security incident here.
An unidentified actor was conducting a highly coordinated attack on critical infrastructures worldwide.
เมื่อขนาดของการโจมตีกลายเป็นที่ชัดเจนขึ้น ฉันโทรหาเพื่อนร่วมงานของฉันในโตเกียว, วอชิงตัน และลอนดอนเพื่อประสานแผนการตอบสนองระดับโลก
As the scope of the attack became more and more clear, I called my colleagues in Tokyo, Washington, and London to coordinate a global response plan.
ความท้าทายนี้ไม่เคยมีมาก่อน แต่เราต้องเน้นในการดำเนินการในวิกฤตการณ์ระดับโลกนี้
The challenge was unprecedented, but we had to focus on taking the helm in this global crisis.
ในระหว่างความยุ่งยาก เราได้ติดต่อกับผู้เชี่ยวชาญและรัฐบาลทั่วโลกเพื่อหารือขั้นตอนถัดไปและประสานมาตรการตอบโต้ที่มีประสิทธิภาพ
Amid the chaos, we connected with experts and governments around the world to discuss the next steps and coordinate an effective countermeasure.
การโจมตีขนาดใหญ่นี้เน้นความจำเป็นที่ประเทศต่าง ๆ ต้องร่วมมือเพื่อทำให้พื้นที่ไซเบอร์มีความปลอดภัยมากขึ้น
This massive attack underscores the need for countries to work together to make cyberspace safer.
การสนทนา: การแลกเปลี่ยนมุมมองจากผู้เชี่ยวชาญเกี่ยวกับการทูตระหว่างประเทศและภูมิศาสตร์เมือง
Conversation: Exchange of expert insights on international diplomacy and geopolitics
ภูมิศาสตร์การเมืองเป็นวิชาที่ซับซ้อนและเปลี่ยนแปลงอยู่เสมอ ซึ่งศึกษาถึงการทำงานร่วมกันของอำนาจ พื้นที่ และเวลาในระดับโลก
Geopolitics is a complex and dynamic discipline that examines the interaction of power, space, and time on a global scale.
How would you assess the current geopolitical landscape?
ด้วยความตึงเครียดและการเปลี่ยนแปลงของภูมิศาสตร์การเมืองในขณะนี้ โลกดูเหมือนจะอยู่ในระบบการเปลี่ยนแปลงอย่างต่อเนื่อง
Considering recent tensions and geopolitical changes, the world seems to be subject to constant change.
What role does diplomacy play in this constantly changing context?
การทูตเป็นเครื่องมือพื้นฐานในการส่งเสริมการสื่อสาร แก้ไขข้อขัดแย้ง และรักษาความสัมพันธ์ระหว่างประเทศ
Diplomacy serves as a fundamental tool for promoting dialogue, resolving conflicts, and maintaining international relations.
Could you analyze a current geopolitical conflict and give your assessment?
The ongoing tensions between the major powers have the potential to seriously disrupt the geopolitical balance.
How could diplomatic measures contribute to easing such tensions?
ผ่านการเจรจาที่มีเจตนาที่ดีและความประสงค์ที่จะทำงานร่วมกัน การทูตสามารถสร้างรากฐานสำหรับอนาคตที่ร่มเย็นและสงบ
Through constructive negotiations and a willingness to cooperate, diplomats can lay the foundation for a more peaceful future.

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You can cancel your purchase at any time during the first 31 days and get a full refund of your money.
You will receive the software as an online course:
  • You can start learning immediately!
  • You don't have to install anything, you learn online.
  • The online course works with Windows, Mac OS and Linux, on iPhone and Android smartphones, on iPad and Android tablets.
  • Access to the online course is valid for 10 years.
  • You can cancel your purchase at any time during the first 31 days and get your money back.
  • More than 540,000 individuals have successfully acquired a new language through 17 Minute Languages.
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What sets this language course apart from the competition?

rapid progress

Quick progress:

This software program will make learning Thai fun and easy in breathtaking time.

Sophisticated software:

We first released this software in 2002.
Our team of developers carefully updates it every year, focusing intently on the details.
daily tasks

A variety of tasks each day:

Varied daily tasks and a huge selection of learning methods will motivate you to continue learning every day.
unique learning methods

Unique learning methods:

With the long-term memory learning method and daily tasks tailored to you, you will learn Thai in record time.
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Your access is valid for 10 years, you only pay once.
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